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Loss of taste and smell is weird, but distinct symptoms of COVID-19 so much that they are considered to be a better indicator that you have been infected with the novel coronavirus than any other symptoms, such as cough, fever, etc. Apart from COVID-19, there are several other causes that affect a person’s ability to taste and smell, which we will discuss in this blog.
- Posted: May 06, 2021Read more »
When you wear two masks (one on top of another), it is referred to as “Double Masking”. The outer mask can exert gentle pressure on the edges of the inner one, creating a better seal. As the coronavirus can spread through tiny respiratory droplets, masking in layers can help enhance its filtration capacity, and also better protect against someone who coughs or sneezes around you.
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COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting people from getting sick. People who have been fully vaccinated can now start doing things that they had stopped because of the pandemic. Based on the available information, CDC has now provided the ‘Guidance for Fully Vaccinated People’. Still, as we all are still learning to deal with the virus and its cure, meanwhile the CDC says to take precautions even if you are fully vaccinated.
- Posted: April 29, 2021Read more »
Health isn’t a luxury but a necessity. People living anywhere across the globe should have access to adequate healthcare facilities irrespective of their gender. Unfortunately, there are several countries where women equal rights in many aspects, including health. Gender roles and power relations greatly influence women’s rate of exposure to specific risk factors and susceptibility to serious health conditions.
- Posted: April 28, 2021Read more »
How can you identify if there’s health inequality in your country? Health inequality is when one group of individuals is in much worse health condition compared with another group. In the United States, health inequality stems from income inequality. Studies suggest that the higher your income, the better is your health. Why is there health inequality in the United States? Well, it is the only developed country that has a dependency on private health insurance. Therefore, those with company-sponsored plans have improved access to healthcare than others.
- Posted: April 21, 2021Read more »
Thinking about whether you should take the COVID-19 vaccine? Are people dying because of the vaccine? Will the vaccine be effective against the new variants of the novel coronavirus? Let’s bust some common myths about the COVID-19 vaccine and serve you with the precise facts. By knowing the facts, you will figure out yourself whether or not to take the vaccine. By far, the COVID-19 vaccines have proved effective against all the new strains that have emerged. A new strain of the COVID-19 virus (SARS CoV-2) may show up in the future that requires a distinct version of the vaccine.
- Posted: April 13, 2021Read more »
Most of us are aware about the milestones covered by artificial intelligence. The level of growth and advancement in various fields has been quite prompt, and often unpredictable. So, what is artificial intelligence? How will it completely transform the healthcare industry in the forthcoming years? What are the pros and cons of incorporating it into healthcare. Find answers to all these questions right here!
- Posted: April 06, 2021Categories: General HealthRead more »
Motion sickness is a sick feeling triggered by movement. It is caused by the repeated motion from a vehicle or any other movements that can agitate the inner year. Some people experience nausea or vomiting when riding an automobile, airplane, or amusement park ride. This is called motion sickness. When experiencing the same problem while riding on a ship or boat, it's commonly referred to as seasickness - however, it's the same disorder.
- Posted: February 25, 2021Read more »
Masks have been a part of our daily outfit for almost a year. All of us need to wear masks in several public places, including grocery stores, restaurants, to protect ourselves from the novel coronavirus that spreads through respiratory droplets. If you are experiencing acne breakouts from wearing masks, trust me, you aren’t alone. This is a condition commonly referred to as “maskne,” which is a typical side effect of wearing masks for a long time.
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Recently diagnosed with high cholesterol? If yes, you are at risk of heart disease and other medical complications, such as diabetes. Many people think diabetes is caused by insufficient secretion of insulin in the body. But the fact is, the secreted insulin does not get dissolved by the blood cells because of an unwanted layer of cholesterol on the blood cells. This layer of cholesterol prevents the blood cells from interacting with insulin causing diabetes. There are more facts regarding the side effects of high cholesterol. You will get to know about it in this article.